Median pay for Assistant Directors of Social Services in the United States is around $51K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Assistant Directors of Social Services far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,034 - $78,335
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$51K
$78K
MEDIAN: $50,609
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$11.00 - $23.96
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MEDIAN: $16.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,034 - $78,335  
   
Bonus
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$27,393 - $66,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$16.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$650  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,393 - $66,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Assistant Director, Social Services

Assistant directors, social services are responsible for assisting social services activities and providing support to the directors of their organization. They are in charge of providing individuals with necessary information about social services initiatives and answer inquiries as needed. They possess strong interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of people. In addition, they provide guidance in their department to increase satisfaction among participants of services. They research current social services trends and give insight regarding existing programs. They assist with transportation, complete interviews, review applications, and monitor participants. They report their progress to the social services director in their organization. These individuals work well with other social services professionals and share key information to reach all objectives in a timely manner. However, they can also work efficiently on their own with almost no supervision. They are dedicated to provide exceptional services to those who participate in social services programs. Assistant directors, social services keep accurate participant documentation for future reference. They are organized and pay close attention to detail. They follow strict ethical guidelines to respect participants' private data, and they communicate participants' responsibilities and rights effectively. They also develop strong relationships with people and comply with federal regulations regarding safety. They participate in departmental meetings to suggest changes in the workflow or social services plans to increase company recognition.

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Assistant Director, Social Services Tasks

  • Assist in planning and administering social service programs, completing care planning, discharge planning and community resources.
  • Help direct the Social Service Department.
  • Ensure that the emotional and social needs of the patients or residents are met and maintained.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Social Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $37K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. For Assistant Directors of Social Services, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Key Stats for Assistant Director, Social Services

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Assistant Director, Social Services Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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